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Global Demand for Cashflow Forecasting Software in Uncertain Times

Mick Devine knows that budgeting and cash flow management is a critical aspect to every business. So much so, that he co-founded Townsville based software company Calxa, one of the leading budgeting and cashflow forecasting software for not-for-profit organisations and small businesses throughout Australia and New Zealand. “What we try to do is to make […]

Environmental Sensors to Revolutionise Infrastructure Management

Townsville has become home to world class devices that are set to revolutionise the maintenance of civil and mining industries across Australia.  New Townsville based tech company, LiXiA Proprietary Limited, is using modern technology to create pole top environmental sensors that measure the structural integrity of electrical poles. They have recently completed a proof of […]

JESI Raises Funds For Global Growth

Townsville born remote worker and journey management startup, JESI, is now having their global growth fast tracked after securing a $4.5 million-dollar funds injection from Microsoft aligned Venture firm, Future Now Capital Management.  Launched in Townsville by CEO Joe Hoolahan in 2014, JESI is a Software Solution that improves the protection, monitoring and management of […]

Viral Disruption

COVID-19 has led international economic disaster on an unprecedented scale; sending viral disruption into supply chains globally and unravelling the economic fabric of the world as we knew it.  But what has it really meant to North Queensland?  Throughout the 2020 pandemic, North Queensland has been fortunate enough to avoid the clusters and subsequent lockdown […]

Top 5 Local Christmas Gift Ideas

The challenges of 2020 have highlighted the resilience of the Townsville business community, but it is crucial, now more than ever before, that we support local business this festive season. Here are our five Christmas gift ideas to get you started to save you wondering ‘what do I get them this year?’ 1.  GAYSHA CONTEMPORARY […]

Steaming Up Restaurant Profitability

What drives restaurant profitability in today’s age? This is the sector’s biggest question, and one that Restaurant Profitability Expert and industry thought leader, Ivan Brewer, has dedicated his career to solving. He is currently in the process of launching the world’s first hospitality profit software that is set to revolutionise how the sector operates and […]

The QI Consultant

Jan Leese is the owner and operator of The Qi Consultant; a very successful Classical Feng Shui and Chinese Astrology consultancy based in Townsville, delivering both onsite and online services in Townsville, interstate and internationally. Jan was initially introduced to Western Feng Shui in the 1990s, but soon realised that it was a very diluted […]

Making Sharing Socials Simple

Tap, share, and instantly connect. This is the concept behind husband and wife duo, Mia and Chad Dickson’s newest business venture. The couple have created the ultimate COVID safe solution to replace business cards and make sharing socials simple with Social Dot.  “Social Dot was born out of huge frustration and the desire to solve […]

Push to Develop Multibillion Dollar Redclaw Industry in NQ

Australian Crayfish Hatchery have taken a bold step forward in their push to develop a redclaw aquaculture industry in North Queensland, today hosting Redclaw 2020 to showcase their facility to industry bodies, politicians and landowners. The event hopes to inspire decision makers and farmers to support the development of commercial aquaculture farms to develop what […]

Investing in Startups has potential to pay off for all

Potential investors can now gain world class insight on how to support and contribute to a vibrant, innovative ecosystem of high-growth businesses in Townsville, thanks to the upcoming Investors Evening on Thursday, 26th November.  Smart Precinct North Queensland, Business and Investment Lead, Lydia Canovas, is curating the event, and says education within the sector is […]